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be saint nick. >> more rapid than eagles, he whistled and shouted and called them by name. >> now dancer, now dasher, on comment, and to but, on donner and listen. >> to the top of the porch to the top of the wall. now-away,-away,-to weigh all. >> been met with an obstacle to this guy. >> so up to the housetop the coursers flew with a slate full of toys and st. nicholas, too. >> i heard on the roof the prancing and pawing of each little off keeping >> and down the chimney st. nicholas keane with of downed. >> his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot. >> he looked like a peddler just opening his back. >> his cheeks were like roses. his nose like a cherry. >> his droll little mouth was drawn up like a boat, and the beard on his chin was as white as the snow. >> the smoke and circled his head like a wreath. >> he had a broad face and a little round belly that shook when he laughed like a bowlful of jelly. >> he was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf. i laughed at him in spite of myself. >> he gave me to know i had nothing to dread. >> he spoke not a word, but went straight to
united states capitol christmas tree. he is an eagle scout and shares my great love for the out of doors. i met your mother and father earlier today and what an honor for you to be part of this. as i make way for the speaker, i had a great 10 years in the house. some days, i miss the house, mr. speaker. i want to again thank you for being here and i hope you get a chance to see the beautiful ornaments up close. over 5,000 of them and hand made by the children of colorado and adults from corner of colorado to the other. so think of it as a way of wishing you a happy holiday season from colorado. as we close out 2012. thank you again for including me. we are proud to have the tree here from the great state of colorado. and i'll turn it back over to [applause] >> thank you so much, senator udall. and now it's my pleasure to introduce, ms. lindsay lawler. she is the winner of the u.s. forest service song writing contest to create the official song for the capitol christmas tree and will be singing her original composition "standing tall." lindsay. [applause] >> thank you. this is a privilege
shuster flip the switch and officially light the 2012 united states capitol christmas tree. he is an eagle scout and shares my great love for the out of doors. i met your mother and father earlier today and what an honor for you to be part of this. as i make way for the speaker, i had a great 10 years in the house. some days, i miss the house, mr. speaker. i want to again thank you for being here and i hope you get a chance to see the beautiful ornaments up close. over 5,000 of them and hand made by the children of colorado and adults from corner of colorado to the other. so think of it as a way of wishing you a happy holiday season from colorado. we are proud to have the tree here from the great state of colorado. and i'll turn it back over to the architect of the capitol. [applause] >> thank you so much, senator udall. and now it's my pleasure to introduce, ms. lindsay lawler. she is the winner of the u.s. forest service song writing contest to create the official song for the capitol christmas tree and will be singing her original composition "standing tall. lindsay. [applause] >> thank
to another slippery aspect of the argument made by reuel. if on the one hand islamists eagle people of faith, everyone on the other side are liberals. i do not believe ever use that term in anything i said. the opposite of islamists is non-islamists. there is a huge spectrum of people who will run into the streets because they are mad as hell about what their life will be like under islamist role. -- rule. many people of faith, millions of people of faith. muslims, believing muslims, as opposed to many people who are the ham and cheese muslims. they're all there. but that is to the natural audience is. it is everyone who is opposed to the totalitarian agenda of the muslim brotherhood. it is huge out there. this is where i think a friendly debate between my partner and i disagree. bret and i disagree. in free and fair elections, where there is a level playing field and institutions of government are working, the non- islamists will triumph. in answer to brian's operational do, veryabout what you simple answer. during the cold war, we paid a price. the cold war was a top priority and we aren't
year i had the wonderful honor of traveling to the middle east with senator inouye. it is an eagle that many of the women in the senate wear. we have a little collection. this one is from the smith sonian. he said i loift, it's so pretty. i want to get one for my wife. i don't know if senator inip ever got it for his wife irene but i say to my colleagues today at an appropriate today and on behalf of the united states senate i will present this pin to mrs. inouye in honor of her husband, our gift to her because he gave so many gifts to us. he was a line in the senate, a real american hero. though gent until style he was a fears warrior when it came to fighting for his nation or standing up for hawaii. when he received his medal of honor, he was rising to the call of pearl har bob volunteering to serve his country. putting aside his dreams of being a physician. he was decorated in world war ii for saving his own soldiers. he was a devoted, dedicated public servant. he was hawaii's first representative of the nation's newest state. he was the first person of japanese heritage to be e
and officially light the 2012 united states capitol christmas tree. he is an eagle scout and shares my great love for the out of doors. i met your mother and father earlier today and what an honor for you to be part of this. as i make way for the speaker, i house. some days, i miss the house, mr. speaker. i want to again thank you for being here and i hope you get a chance to see the beautiful ornaments up close. over 5,000 of them and hand made by the children of colorado and adults from corner of colorado to the other. so think of it as a way of wishing you a happy holiday season from colorado. we are proud to have the tree here from the great state of colorado. and i'll turn it back over to the architect of the capitol. [applause] udall. to now it's my pleasure introduce, ms. lindsay lawler. she is the winner of the u.s. forest service song writing contest to create the official song for the capitol christmas tree and will be singing her original composition "standing tall." lindsay. [applause] >> thank you. this is a privilege to be here and i have never been here to washington, d.c., and it'
, in alaska, offshore, it is coast, west coast, gulf coast, in new york, pennsylvania, in the eagle ford areas. that has enormous implications in terms of gdp growth. because of the enormity of the issue, you have to continue to reduce demand. >> what role should the government play in the future -- your business is in transportation, too -- we are mired in conversations about the fiscal cliff. we are talking about long-term infrastructure, a long term energy plan. >> this is the perfect opportunity for the government to work together to achieve a common goal. there is plenty of times when our interest might not call last with the interest of either of the parties. this is the opportunity we have never had before. you could have consumer, business, and the government's all working together to take advantage of this huge resource. for us, it makes so much sense because it makes business sense. we get about $1.65 a quilt when natural gas. from the government point of view, everybody is talking about jobs and the fiscal cliff. everyone talks about taxes and what is going to happen with the fiscal
coast, offshore west coast, gulf coast, in new york, in pennsylvania, in the eagle ford areas, and that has enormous implications in terms of, as i mentioned, balance of payments and g.d.p. growth, but at the same time because of the enormity of the issue, you also have to continue to reduce demand by fuel efficiency standards and diversification of transportation. >> what role -- and i'm going to throw this to a c.e.o. in the crowd. so maybe david, you could take this. what role should the government play in the future of -- your business is transportation, too -- in the transportation business with this? look, we are mired in conversations about a fiscal cliff on the very right now. we're talking about long-term infrastructure build-out, a long-term energy plan. what role should c.e.o.'s have and the federal government have in making sure this gets done? >> this is the perfect opportunity for the federal government and for state governments to work together to achieve a common goal, right? there's plenty of times where, when we run a business, our interests might not coalesc
for well over a century. over the past 25 years, the eddie eagle and state program has taught over 26 million children that real guns are not toys. today child gun accidents are at the lowest levels ever recorded. school safety is a complex issue with those simple, single solution. -- with no simple, single sol ution. but i believe trained, qualified armed security is one key component among many that can provide the first line of difference, as well as the last line of defense. again, i welcome the opportunity to serve as vital, potentially lifesaving effort. thank you very much. >> thank you. as i indicated at the outset, this is the beginning of a serious conversation. we will not be taking questions our public affairs officer is here. we will be willing to talk to anybody beginning on monday. a text of the speech by wayne and a suction's remarks are available at nra.org. i look forward to answering your questions next week. >> next, democratic senators dianne feinstein and richard blumenthal respond to and criticize the nra's remarks. the senators also take questions from reporter
, pennsylvania, in the eagle ford areas. that has enormous implications in terms of gdp growth. because of the enormity of the issue, you have to continue to reduce demand. >> what role should the government play in the future -- your business is in transportation, too -- we are mired in conversations about the government play in the future f. we are talking about long-term infrastructure, a long term energy plan. >> this is the perfect opportunity for the government to work together to achieve a common goal. there is plenty of times when our interest might not call last with the interest of either of -- might not coalesce with the interest of either of the parties. this is the opportunity we have never had before. you could have consumer, business, and the government's all working together to take advantage of this huge resource. for us, it makes so much sense because it makes business sense. we get about $1.65 a quilt when -- the equivalent with natural gas. from the government point of view, everybody is talking about jobs and the fiscal cliff. everyone talks about taxes and what is
. and i know jay was not a boy scout but as someone who is an eagle scout, i know that we're taught that the ultimate in life is to be trustworthy. i don't know of anybody on capitol hill that is more trustworthy than jay pearson. loyal, loyal and yet courteous, kind. jay pearson has been a true friend and to have somebody who knows what goes on, knows the rules, we can disagree about the rules but i can come to him and know i have the institutional memory right there with me. that has been such a huge help. and just knowing when i did need information i could call jay, and i would have whatever i needed. so, jay, i know that you're going to be better off without us, but we're certainly not going to be better off without jay pearson. i also know that nobody serves in congress without loved ones missing and suffering because of an absence of time with them. so we know, it's kind of like when i was in the military, my wife knew well that it's not just one person who serves. so as jay pearson served all these years, in congress, there's no question his wife served as well, we'll be for
a century. over the past 25 years, the eddie eagle and state program has taught over 26 million children that real guns are not toys. today child gun accidents are at the lowest levels ever recorded. school safety is a complex issue with those simple, single solution. but i believe trained, qualified armed security is one key component among many that can provide the first line of difference, as well as the last line of defense. again, i welcome the opportunity to serve as vital, potentially lifesaving effort. the jury much. -- thank you very much. >> thank you. as i indicated at the outset, this is the beginning of a serious conversation. we will not be taking questions today, but our public affairs officer is here. we will be willing to talk to anyone beginning on monday. a text of the speech are available at nra.org. i want to thank all of you for being with us and look forward to talking with you in answering any of your questions next week. thank you very much. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> nationa
bipartisan members of this body. mr. speaker, as an eagle scout, my scout masters taught me to respect and love the outdoors, which is why i especially want to highlight our work to protect lake michigan. beginning with the first bill i introduced in the house, the great lakes water protection act, along with my good friends, i'm proud of our efforts to keep lake michigan clean. this legislation would prohibit waste water pollution from running into the great lakes, but our work to protect the 10th district's most cherished natural resource did not stop there. we focused on in supporting great lakes initiative through authoring and supporting funding amendments and advocating its importance, all to make sure this important program to protect the great lakes is adequately funded. i'm proud we have been able to facilitate the cleanup of waukegan harbor. it has finally started under our watch. so much work in getting this accomplished has happened and i want to thank suesey and jerry and cam for their dedicated service for cleaning up the harbor. getting finally lake county's pathway to t
over a century. over the past 125 yeered their eagle gun safe program has taught 26 million kids that real guns aren't toys. and today child gun accidents are at the lowest levels ever recorded. school safety is a come plects issue with no simple solution fpblet but i believe trained, qualified armed security is one component among many that can provide a first line of difference swelts the last line of defense. i welcome the opportunity to serve this in this vital life saving effort. thank you very much. >> as i indicated at the outset, this is the beginning of a serious conversation. we won't be taking questions today but our public affairs officer is here. we will be willing to talk to anybody beginning on monday. a text of the speech by wayne and asa hutchinson's remarks are available at nra.org. i look forward to talking to any of you and answering your questions next week. thank you very much. >> a few hours after the n.r.a. event diane fine stine held a news conference. she said wayne lapierre's call for armed school guards is a blame tact i can. >> good afternoon everyone
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